A well-set table complements every meal by providing utensils needed and creating a comfortable atmosphere. Follow these guidelines to make your meals more enjoyable! Did you know that forks have only been in use by the common people for a little more than 400 years'! Or that a majority of people in medieval England never ate off of a plate in their lives? Instead they ate their food off of round, flat slices of bread called trenchers. And if a family couldn't bake this bread, they simply ate out of hollows carved in their wooden tables! Not a bad way to save on doing dishes, and they never had to clear the table either!
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